Keeping Your Plumbing System Operational

Benefits of Press Fitting Over Other Plumbing Connection Methods

Plumbing leaks in commercial facilities can get extremely costly if proper care is not taken when securing the pipes. To prevent this from happening, plumbers have traditionally relied on soldering, brazing or welding to secure plumbing connections. While these methods have their pros, none of them beat the benefits of press fitting as a connection completion method. To new commercial plumbers, therefore, press fittings are an excellent solution to their plumbing connection needs.   Read More...

Hot Water Horrors: 3 Reasons You're Suffering Cold Showers

It is interesting what people look at while searching for a new home. Some people peek inside all the kitchen cupboards to see how big they are, while others test the garage door remote to make sure it works. One thing many people overlook, however, is the home's current hot water situation. You take it for granted that when you move into a new home there will be plenty of hot water, but what happens when you move in and there isn't?   Read More...

4 Plumbing Areas to Inspect While Buying a New Home

Before making any payment for the house of your dreams, a detailed inspection of various areas is necessary to ascertain its condition. A professional opinion will help you determine whether it is a viable purchase, and what the best offer for the home is. Here are some areas to inspect to identify potential plumbing problems before purchase. 1.    The Water Heater The water heater is a significant home investment. When shopping for a new house, you need to ascertain the current state of the water heater.   Read More...

Three Things That Can Damage Your Home's Plumbing System

If you want to keep your property's plumbing system in good condition, it's important to be aware of the things that can damage it. Read on to find out what these things are. Putting anything other than liquids down the drains A house's drains are not designed to be used for anything other than the removal of liquids. However, many people make the mistake of allowing things such as hair, soap scum, solidified fats and scraps of food to enter their homes' drains.   Read More...

4 Tips for Preventing Blocked Drains in Your Home

Blocked drains can be inconvenient and annoying. However, basic maintenance and proper habits can be instrumental in preventing these dreaded incidents. To learn how you can avoid further clogs in your household drains, here are some valuable tips. Proper Workmanship Despite all the efforts and the level of caution you may employ to avoid blocked drains, poor installation or design will fail you. Therefore, your first step is to ensure that the drainage system in your home is superior.   Read More...